Island News

Port Blair, 28 Apr 2016/--/The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Lt. Gen A K Singh (Retd.) inaugurated a unique buyer seller meet called ‘Andaman Bazaar’ as the chief guest at ITF Ground here last  evening. The Chief...
Port Blair, 28 Apr 2016/--/Sighting of a crocodile at North Bay, a popular tourist spot, in the evening hours has triggered fear among the tourists as well as the vendors. This spot is famous for scuba diving,...
Port Blair, 28 Apr 2016/--/In a sensation incident which might send an ominous message to the picnickers, a young couple out on a picnic at Rangachang, in South Andaman, was beaten up mercilessly by six masked men....

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 28 Apr 2016/--/If voted to power, BJP would stop infiltration from neighbouring Bangladesh into West Bengal, party president Amit Shah said here today. "Neither Trinamool (TMC) nor CPM stopped infiltration of Bangladeshis to India as it is part of their agenda for creating votebank," he...
Singur, 28 Apr 2016/--/Even eight years after the shifting out of Tata Motors 'Nano car project' to Gujarat, land and industrialsation continue to be the main issues in this Assembly election at Singur which goes to poll on April 30. The bare structure of the Nano plant still stands on the side of...

Sports News

Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), 24 Apr 2016/--/Wrestler Sandeep Tomar on Sunday secured an Olympic quota place for India in the men's 57kg freestyle category with a bronze-medal finish on the final day of the 1st World Olympic...
Barcelona, 24 Apr 2016/--/Luis Suarez became the first La Liga player to score four goals for the second game in a row as Barcelona, helped by three penalties in the second half, stayed top by hammering Sporting Gijon 6...

Stand Alone

There is no respite from the stray cattle sauntering on the road in spite of the best efforts of the authorities.  Picture shows cattle rambling near...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 28 Apr 2016/--/The Darjeeling municipality is all set to revamp the town’s British era water distribution system under a central government project at a cost of Rs 205 crore. This is expected to solve the...
Darjeeling, 28 Apr 2016/--/The Additional District and Session’s Second court of Darjeeling today sentenced two pastors to several years of rigorous imprisonment after convicting them of molesting and raping a minor....
PANIGHATTA (MIRIK), 26 Apr 2016/--/Despite the government launching several schemes for the benefit of students, 400 students of Panighatta High School under Mirik block are being forced to study in damaged makeshift...

National News

Chandigarh, 28 Apr 2016/--/Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said efforts are being made to provide employment opportunities to a maximum number of youths under the 'Enterprises Promotion Policy' which...
Chandigarh, 28 Apr 2016/--/Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today sought additional funds from the World Bank for timely execution of Water Supply and Sanitation Schemes (WSSS) in the water-logged areas of the...

Business News

New Delhi, 27 Apr 2016/--/Iran has asked Indian refiners like Essar Oil and MRPL to pay interest rate of Libor-plus 0.75 per cent on the USD 6.5 billion they owe it in past oil dues, to make up for the foreign exchange...
New Delhi, 27 Apr 2016/--/Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday said the Joint Parliament Standing Committee has cleared the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Code and is likely to be discussed in the current Budget...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 27 Apr 2016/--/The market benchmark Sensex added to its Tuesday's rally by gaining 57 points on Wednesday and the NSE Nifty pulled off a nearly 6-month closing high on increased buying in oil & gas and IT amid persistent foreign inflows and solid quarterly numbers so far. The 50-share...

Political Delicacies

24 Apr 2016/--/Before any elections in UP or at the national level, Ajit Singh of Rashtriya Lok Dal starts bargaining for a plum slot. He has been nursing his   dream   of becoming chief minister of U...
17 Apr 2016/--/The saying is that behind every successful man, there is a woman but not in the case of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. The entire credit in the making of Nitish Kumar as what he is...

North Bengal News

Malda, 28 Apr 2016/--/Baishnabnagar police arrested a businessman of Delhi from Bajeyapti village under the police station late last night and confiscated FICN (fake Indian currency notes) amounting Rs 1.35 lakh....
Siliguri, 28 Apr 2016/--/The central leadership of the CPM may be at a loss for words to explain the stage sharing by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya's at Kolkata’s...
Malda, 28 Apr 2016/--/Baishnabnagar police arrested a businessman of Delhi from Bajeyapti village under the police station late last night and confiscated FICN (fake Indian currency notes) amounting Rs 1.35 lakh....

Echo World

Dhaka, 23 Apr 2016/--/An English professor on way to his university in northwestern Bangladesh was today hacked to death by ISIS militants near his home, the latest in a series of brutal attacks on bloggers,...
Beijing, 21 Apr 2016/--/India and China today agreed to adhere to "peaceful negotiations" to settle the vexed border issue and reach a "fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution", amid negativity over Beijing's...

Reflex Action

28 Apr 2016/--/In the face of current world economic crisis, poised by bubble burst in China and the financial crisis in European Union and further to be triggered by Britain exit from EU (highly speculated), regional integrations have become important for developing nations. Inter-regional trade in...

Editorial

28 Apr 2016/--/A large part of the country is affected by the current spell of drought. The western States of Gujarat and Maharashtra are particularly affected. West Bengal is experiencing a summer that is uncharacteristically dry. Met has not given any assurance of early rains. There is reason to believe that the drought is a result of the climatic changes taking place the world over and that it...